City of Beverly, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Beverly 6-17-2009 by Ord. No. 44 (Art. XXII, §§ 22.35 to 22.39, of the Code of Ordinances). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Animals — See Ch. 117.
Peace and good order — See Ch. 215.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
SOUND-PRODUCING EQUIPMENT
Any musical instrument, radio, music player, boom box, tape cassette, disc player, television, audio system or any other similar type of device for the creation or reproduction of sound.
A. 
No person shall operate, repair, or test any motor vehicle or motorcycle in such a manner as to cause a noise disturbance, i.e., in a manner in violation of MGL c. 272, § 53.
B. 
Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be subject for a first offense to a fine of $100 and for any subsequent offense to a fine of $150.
A. 
No person shall operate any sound-producing equipment upon any public or private property in the City in a manner or at a volume so as to disturb the quiet, comfort, or repose of other persons, i.e., in a manner in violation of MGL c. 272, § 53. This section shall apply to all establishments operating with an entertainment license. This section shall not apply to organized events that have received a valid permit from the City for such event.
B. 
Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be subject for a first offense to a fine of $100 and for any subsequent offense to a fine of $150.
A. 
No person shall operate any sound-producing equipment in a motor vehicle or upon a motorcycle or similar vehicle at such volume as to disturb the quiet, comfort, or repose of other persons, i.e., in a manner in violation of MGL c. 272, § 53.
B. 
Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be subject for a first offense to a fine of $100 and for any subsequent offense to a fine of $150.
A. 
No person shall play any sound-producing equipment upon residential premises in a manner or at a volume so as to disturb the quiet, comfort or repose of neighboring residents, i.e., in a manner in violation of MGL c. 272, § 53.
B. 
The landlord or owner of the premises, if not among the offenders, shall receive notice of the offense.
C. 
Any person violating the provisions of this section shall be subject for a first offense to a fine of $100, for a second offense to a fine of up to $150, and for any subsequent offense to a mandatory fine of $200.